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Emily Osborne

T: +44 20 7809 2433 M: +44 7525 896 899 Email Emily | Vcard Office: London

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Emily Osborne Partner

Contact details

Emily Osborne

Emily Osborne
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2433 M: +44 7525 896 899 Email Emily | Vcard Office: London

An experienced private wealth advisor, Emily provides international tax and private wealth advice to families and trustees of family trusts on a variety of issues, including moving to the UK; the use of wealth preservation structures such as offshore trusts, foundations and companies; the ownership of UK residential property and tax disclosures and the reporting of beneficial ownership under the various global initiatives.
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She advises clients on the law of domicile and residency, including ensuring the availability of tax efficient sources of funds to draw on after becoming UK residents.

Emily is an expert on international pension schemes and other remuneration structures and advises on IPPs, EFRBS, QROPS and QNUPS, acting for both scheme trustees and their members.

"Very much in demand. She is extremely knowledgeable and provides succinct advice. She is an excellent choice for extremely complex cross-border matters."

The Legal 500 UK 2019

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  • Trusts and fiduciary services

UK property

Advising on the most tax efficient means of acquiring and holding UK property, both for personal occupation and investment, taking into account CGT, IHT, ATED, SDLT and VAT.

Residency planning

Advising individuals leaving the UK on how to ensure they become non-UK resident and non-UK individuals coming to the UK on how to structure their assets, both held personally and via family trusts before their arrival.

Tax investigations and disclosures

Advising clients with unpaid liabilities including declaring the assets and liabilities to HMRC and reaching a settlement. Also using the various disclosure facilities to regularise unpaid liabilities.

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International pensions

Advising upon offshore unregistered pension schemes. This includes the creation of and advice on EFRBS, QROPS and QNUPS. Also advising on International Pension Plans (IPPs).

Wealth structuring

Creating and advising upon trusts in the UK and a wide variety of offshore jurisdictions. Also experienced in dealing with foundations, LLCs, guarantee companies and other hybrid vehicles popular in international wealth structuring.

Tax planning

Providing tax advice for a wide variety of families and the trustees of family trusts in a number of jurisdictions in respect of the various issues they encounter when living or investing in the UK.

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Individual/family and foreign domiciliary tax planning

Providing tax advice for a wide variety of families and the trustees of family trusts in a number of jurisdictions in respect of the various issues they encounter when living or investing in the UK.

Inheritance tax and succession planning

Setting up family trusts and other wealth preservation structures for high net worth families including inheritance tax planning for both UK resident and non-resident settlors and beneficiaries.

Tax investigations and disclosures

Advising clients with unpaid liabilities including declaring the assets and liabilities to HMRC and reaching a settlement. Also using the various disclosure facilities to regularise unpaid liabilities.

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Awards

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Latest news & insights

29 Nov 2018

From News

Emily Osborne named rising star at Chambers HNW Awards

Stephenson Harwood partner Emily Osborne, a member of the firm's private wealth practice, has been named 'Rising Star of the Year' at the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW)..

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09 Nov 2018

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Citywealth's Future Leaders Awards success for private wealth trio

Lawyers from Stephenson Harwood LLP's global private wealth team have collected three awards at Citywealth's Future Leaders Awards 2018.

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09 May 2018

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CAPITAL letters - Issue 28

The last two years have seen an avalanche of new measures designed to tackle offshore tax avoidance so it is perhaps no surprise to see another consultation document (..

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19 Apr 2018

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Stephenson Harwood promotes eight to partnership

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has promoted five lawyers to partner and three lawyers to local partner, effective 1 May 2018.

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26 Mar 2018

From Insights

CAPITAL letters - Issue 27

The remittance rules used to be both easy to understand and apply but, following the 2008 reforms to the taxation of non-doms, significant revisions were made and are ..

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11 Dec 2017

From Insights

CAPITAL letters - Issue 26

On 5 December 2017, the European Union Finance Ministers published the EU's blacklist of tax havens listing 17 "non-cooperative" tax jurisdictions, including the UAE i..

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06 Dec 2017

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CAPITAL letters - Issue 25

I have complained before about the increased complexity of property taxes in the UK - with the unholy trinity of CGT, non-resident CGT (NRCGT) and ATED related gains t..

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29 Sep 2017

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CAPITAL letters - Issue 24

However you may wish to dress it up, taxation is the license the government gives itself to confiscate your money, or at least a defined portion of it. We cannot argue..

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12 Jul 2017

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CAPITAL letters - Issue 23

In our first edition after the election, we return to the issue of the disclosure of trusts, as the unstoppable transparency juggernaut continues to roll on.

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28 Nov 2016

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Accidental Americans: US tax liabilities for Americans abroad

Erik Wallace and Emily Osborne write for Jersey Brief on US tax liabilities for Americans abroad

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